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Iran Readying to Use Home-Made Version of US Phalanx Defense System

Iran Readying to Use Home-Made Version of US Phalanx Defense System

Iran claims to have developed its own version of the U.S. advanced close in anti-missile defense system.

U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes speaks about Obama's upcoming visit to Cuba at the White House in Washington February 18, 2016. U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a historic visit to Cuba next month, speeding up the thaw in relations between the two Cold War former foes but igniting opposition from Republicans at home. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Journalists Dispute Claim They Helped Sell White House Iran Deal

Naturally they would

Iran Test-Fires Ballistic Missile, Latest After Nuclear Deal

Iran’s enhanced missile capability is increasingly important in deterring an attack on the Islamic Republic

13 members of Iran’s elite force killed in Syria

13 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards killed and 21 wounded during an attack by militants in northern Syria

120 Nations Accuse US Top Court of Violating Law Over Iran

Nations of the Nonaligned Movement back Iran’s complaint against the U.S.

Could Iran Shut the Strait of Hormuz to U.S.?

Deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards threatens to close Straits of Hormuz to U.S.

Iran parliament urges ballistic missile improvements

Iran’s outgoing parliament approved a motion Sunday requiring an improvement in the capabilities of the country’s ballistic missiles

The front cover of the Iranian weekly Seda depicts Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Donald Trump in a film poster

Iranian view of Donald Trump: familiar but no atomic challenger

Although Trump is viewed with much amusement in Tehran, a win by Hillary Clinton is viewed as a more daunting prospec

Major Iranian missile test to coincide with US presidential inauguration

It’s still a while away but some analysts claim Iran is preparing to launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile to coincide with the event

Kremlin Not Optimistic About Relations With NATO, EU

As a result Russia is forging closer military ties with Iran

Iran's satellite launch on Monday.

Iran may have secretly tested ballistic missile tech with ‘space launch’

There are indications that Iran may have been secretly testing intercontinental missile technology that could reach the U.S.

Russia Supplying S-300 to Iran Ahead of Schedule, May Ink New Arms Deals

Having already commenced delivery of the S-300 air defence system Russia and Iran have reportedly moved on to negotiations over further arms sales

Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits

“Rouhani and Putin don’t get along that great,” says an insider. During his last visit to Tehran in November, Putin went straight from the airport to meet Khamenei, rather than seeing Rouhani first as most visitors do.

IRGC Navy Commander: Huge Loss, Damage Dissuade US from Attacking Iran

We explains why this is more than an empty boast. The U.S. might have once seriously considered military action against Iran but not anymore

General Mattis wants Iran to be a top focus for the next president

He’s been tipped as a potential contender in the race for the White House. By saying Iran is a “threat” he will ensure support from the pro-Israeli lobby, making him a real contender

Iran Qiam ballistic missile fired from Underground Silo based launchers

Iran Qiam ballistic missile fired from Underground Silo based launchers

This is why we no longer hear talk about “all options” from the U.S. Any strike on Iran would provoke immediate retaliation from installations like this (in Farsi)

Russia, Iran Poised to Break Syrian Opposition Toehold in Aleppo

As Russia and Iran prepare for a major new offensive against militants near Aleppo, a Pentagon spokesman admits: “This is something we’re concerned about”

Report: Obama Seeks Meeting With Iranian President

Senior U.S. officials have met with top Iranian officials in recent days in a move seen as preparing the ground for a future meeting between Obama and Rouhani

Part of the Russian S-300 system seen during an April 17, 2016, parade in Tehran

No S-300s or cash windfall for Iran

We highlight some pointed omissions in DEBKAfile’s assessment of Sunday’s military parade in Tehran. Includes video

Part of the Russian S-300 system seen during an April 17, 2016, parade in Tehran

Russia S-300 Defense system on show in IRAN parade

Footage from an Army Day parade in Tehran on sunday. Part of the S-300 system was displayed although NOT the missiles